"Blurred Lines" as written by Pharrell L Williams, Clifford Harris and Robin Thicke....
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey

If you can't hear, what I'm tryna say
If you can't read, from the same page
Maybe I'm going deaf
Maybe I'm going blind
Maybe I'm out of my mind

OK, now he was close
Tried to domesticate you
But you're an animal
Baby, it's in your nature
Just let me liberate you
You don't need no papers
That man is not your mate
And that's why I'm gon' take you

Good girl!
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it

You're a good girl!
Can't let it get past me
Me fall from plastic
Talk about getting blasted

I hate these blurred lines!
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it

But you're a good girl!
The way you grab me
Must wanna get nasty
Go ahead, get at me

What do they make dreams for
When you got them jeans on
What do we need steam for
You the hottest bitch in this place!

I feel so lucky
You wanna hug me
What rhymes with hug me?
Hey!

OK, now he was close
Tried to domesticate you
But you're an animal
Baby, it's in your nature
Just let me liberate you
You don't need no papers
That man is not your mate
And that's why I'm gon' take you

Good girl!
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it

You're a good girl!
Can't let it get past me
Me fall from plastic
Talk about getting blasted

I hate these blurred lines!
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it

But you're a good girl!
The way you grab me
Must wanna get nasty
Go ahead, get at me

(Hustle Gang Homie)
One thing I ask of you
Lemme be the one you bring that ass up to
From Malibu to Paris, boo
Had a bitch, but she ain't bad as you
So, hit me up when you passin' through
I'll give you something big enough to tear your ass in two
Swag on 'em even when you dress casual
I mean, it's almost unbearable
Honey you not there when I'm
At the bar side let you have me by
Nothin' like your last guy, he too square for you
He don't smack that ass and pull your hair for you
So I'm just watchin' and waitin'
For you to salute the truly pimpin'
Not many women can refuse this pimpin'
I'm a nice guy, but don't get confused, you git'n it!

Shake your rump
Get down
Get up
Do it like it hurt, like it hurt
What, you don't like work?
Hey!

Baby, can you breathe?
I got this from Jamaica
It always works for me
Dakota to Decatur

No more pretending
Cause now your winning
Here's our beginning
I always wanted a

Good girl!
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it

You're a good girl!
Can't let it get past me
Me fall from plastic
Talk about getting blasted

I hate these blurred lines!
I know you want it
I know you want it
I know you want it

But you're a good girl!
The way you grab me
Must wanna get nasty
Go ahead, get at me

Everybody get up
Everybody get up

Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey
Hey, hey, hey


Lyrics submitted by mike, edited by EmilyMay, Amberley, thatismahogony, googsey

"Blurred Lines" as written by Pharrell L Williams, Clifford Harris, Robin Thicke

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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  • +17
    General CommentThis is a song is a catchy tune that contributes to our rape culture. It's about a man who is interested in a woman, already in a relationship, yet he is convinced that she's making a mistake and that deep-down she prefers to be with him. He also refers to her as an "animal", which is what he has reduced her to in his mind. This fella is projecting HIS desire onto her. He wants her so he sees anything and everything as a "sign" that she wants him. The creepiest line is "I know you want it". Rapists and pedophiles often use this line about their victims.."They wanted it." If someone says "No", take her or his word for it. The original video has beautiful young women in flesh-toned g-strings dancing around fully-clothed men. Men already have a physical advantage over women and this makes the young women seems even more vulnerable. I guess these guys aren't as confident or they'd even the playing field and be dancing naked too. Assuming someone wants you because you want them is INSANE. It would be like me saying the boys high school track team jogs topless because they want me ...or else why would they be sending me mixed messages. They are not sending messages at all. See how insane it sounds? Since the singer seems to be trying to convince her that she doesn't belong with the man she is with, it does not sound like she propositioned him then backed down....thus sending "blurred lines". It sounds more like he's living in fantasy land.
    RoseTeaCup1216on August 04, 2013   Link
  • +12
    General CommentCome on people "Blurred Lines" says it all. He says "I know you want it" and "But you're a good girl". If you go to any club or party whatever the messages that women give out are confusing. As in blurred lines..... Dirty dancing, dressing like a stripper and being as seductive as hell but men can see that they are young and appear to be hesitant when the time comes to follow through on their actions. Therefore it is hard to know what they really want. I see a lot of girls acting out on the dance floor then the lights come on and they flee. Blurred lines....
    womanlisteningon July 16, 2013   Link
  • +10
    General CommentThis song is disgusting, and I don't care if Thicke thinks it's empowering. I know it wasn't intended to be about date rape, but it's still creepy and harassing to women. Repeatedly telling a girl "I know you want it" is disgusting and creepy and if someone did that to me I'd either punch him, scream at him or cry. It's harassment, plain and simple.
    sarahelianaon September 01, 2013   Link
  • +7
    My InterpretationI believe this song is about ocular migraines. Also misogyny.
    buttzitzon August 04, 2013   Link
  • +5
    My InterpretationNot sure if it is about rape. What I get from it is he is chasing an already attached girl through a club and she is being a "Good Girl". But on the dance floor it is considered "Blurred lines" when it comes to relationships. I don't know if you noticed but dancing these days is one step from foreplay and one inch from penetration. anyways thats my look at it, not that he is trying to get her drunk until she shes blurred lines but the fact that she is so close to that line of her cheating that it may as well be considered a blurred line.
    mwahahhaon September 10, 2013   Link
  • +5
    General CommentPhil, I understand what you are saying, but a guy in my school has used this song to sexually harass a girl. Why? Because trashy, degrading songs promote trashy, degrading attitudes. By the way, if your wife likes hearing "I know you want it," then she obviously doesn't respect herself. The majority of women don't like hearing that regardless of whether they do want it, because it sounds like something a rapist would say.
    sarahelianaon September 26, 2013   Link
  • +5
    General CommentI'm sorry, but this is the most sexist song and music video I have ever seen in my life.
    I don't know what Pharell Williams was thinking, collaborating with Robin Thicke.
    I like the music in this song (probably Pharell, cos he is a genius) but the lyrics are disgusting.
    And the fact that even when Robin Thicke performs live he has to have one blonde, one black, and one brunette female backup singers, (that are not even singing) is also very sexist. It's as if he's saying women are items or sex toys.
    And don't get me started on the VMA's...
    ElectraHeart2000on January 03, 2014   Link
  • +4
    Song MeaningI think this song is about the confusing sociopolitical landscape of Southeastern Bulgaria. These are the "blurred lines". The dance floor mating calls are metaphors, complex ones that I can't even begin to decipher.
    popprunkon August 24, 2013   Link
  • +4
    General CommentThis song is so NOT about rape; he ASKS her to hit him up when she's passing through; he invites her to let him tear her ass in two. Sure, he is making assumptions about her feelings, but he is asking for her to be honest with him.

    The correct lyric should be "That man is not your maker", and this is the key to understanding the song. It is about the conflict between our animal nature and our desire to be "good". The song is saying that "blurred lines" of scripture or morality, that try to "domesticate" us can get in the way of people being honest about their true and natural feelings for each other, leading to frustration and confusion.

    The song is a fun and provocative call for honesty.
    googseyon September 17, 2013   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationThis is a song about why Robin Thicke should die a slow and painful death.
    truthbealiaron November 04, 2013   Link

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